This document presents a brief analysis of 37 social determinants of health frameworks that best reflect an intersectoral perspective. It also offers an in-depth analysis of the seven frameworks considered most useful for understanding and acting on the social determinants across sectors.
An overview of proceedings from a May 2014 meeting of senior leaders and decision-makers in Canadian public health about advancing provincial/territorial capacity for health equity.
Alberta Health Services: Establishing a province-wide social determinants of health and health equity approach
This case study of an Alberta Health Services’ (AHS) initiative is one of a series of profiles on effective leadership in advancing health equity work. The case describes the process—with challenges and success factors—used by AHS leaders to develop a province-wide health equity strategy.
An environmental scan and assessment of online learning opportunities related to health equity and social determinants of health, for public health practitioners in Canada
In 2013, the NCCDH set out to identify and assess good-quality online learning courses on the topics of the social determinants of health and health equity (in both English and French) for public health staff. This report describes our purpose, methodology and results.
This document focuses on collectively built change processes and their connection to successful organizational change. It is a part of the NCCDH’s Organizational Capacity for Health Equity Action Initiative (OCI).